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13th Sep 2021

Man in ‘serious condition’ in hospital after being stabbed at Parklife festival

Danny Jones

22-year-old stabbed at Parklife

The 22-year-old is currently in a “serious but stable condition”

A man is in hospital after being stabbed at Parklife festival this past weekend.

The incident reportedlly happened at approximately 6.30pm on Sunday, the second and final night of the two-day music festival at Heaton Park in Manchester.

According to the Manchester Evening News, a man approached security at the event after having suffered a knife wound to the leg. Security then alerted police after having spotted an altercation.

A Greater Manchester Police (GMP) spokeswoman said: “Officers were called just after 6.30pm last night (12 September 2021) by security staff at Parklife to a report of a stabbing. A 22-year-old man suffered a leg injury and was taken to hospital where he remains in serious but stable condition.”

An investigation into the incident has now been launched and authorities are now asking for people to come forward if they have information.

The popular Manchester festival featured headlines from DaBaby, AJ Tracey and Burna Boy – the lattermost was joined on stage by  Manchester United’s Paul Pogba following their Premier League fixture against Newcastle.

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